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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Despite being from vastly contrasting communities, youth from different parts of the country have become close friends.

That’s because students from Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School recently took...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Heliset TTE SKAL – Let the Languages Live Indigenous Languages Conference opened to the great news that Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages bill, received Royal Assent on June 21 – most fittingly on...

Monday, July 1, 2019

Dozens of loved ones and members of the extended Tla-o-qui-aht community held a walk for Lisa Marie Young on Sunday, June 30, 17 years after the young woman went missing without a trace in Nanaimo.

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Ditidaht and Pacheedaht signed an agreement that has been a quarter century in the making today, setting the First Nations up for the final stages of treaty negotiations with the province and Canada.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

In 1969 it was evident that changes were happening in Huu-ay-aht territory. The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve was on its way to being established, stretching along the west coast of Vancouver Island,...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth nations in general are challenged with housing shortages, but what makes Hupacasath First Nation unique among them is its biggest obstacle: No available land.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A recent audit on education of Indigenous students in B.C. showed the graduation rate is 16 per cent lower than for non-Indigenous students, lowering from a 24 per cent gap in 2015.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

With a long and hot summer expected, those who keep a close eye on Vancouver Island’s rivers are seeing a crisis unfold.

Monday, June 24, 2019

As a symbol of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls, Tofino will be getting an installation of red dresses, thanks to the initiative of a woman who lost her niece without a trace 17 years ago.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday was National Aborignal Day in Canada, when First Nations communties and culture was celebrated throughout Nuu-chah-nulth territory, and across Canada.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Clayoquot Sound’s largest aquaculture operator has been warned by Ahousaht to improve its practices in the First Nation’s territory, according to an open letter being published by Cermaq Canada.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

After its $4.5-billion purchase of Trans Mountain last year, it came with no surprise when the federal government announced its approval of the pipeline expansion on June 18.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Harbour Quay was bustling on a warm Tuesday in Port Alberni, with hundreds of people gathered around, Nuu-chah-nulth and non-Nuu-chah-nulth alike.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Carol Sedgwick knew it was bound to happen eventually.

But Sedgwick, the principal of Ucluelet Secondary, was starting to seriously wonder when the provincial government would provide funds to make...

Monday, June 17, 2019

The temperature was soaring in the mid 30’s on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 12, and so it was a good day to be splashing around in the Somass River. But for 12 year-old Tseshaht member Dominic Guzman, a...

Monday, June 17, 2019

Sixteen youths that completed Grade 7 at Tseshaht’s Haahuupayak Elementary School bid a fond farewell to teachers and friends on June 13 as they looked forward to their first year in high school.

Monday, June 17, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority provides coverage for eligible clients for a broad range of health and wellness items and services, said spokesman Davis McKenzie.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Although the list of services offered under the First Nations Health Authority has grown in recent years, people in Nuu-chah-nulth communities who were once eligible for basic health-care expenses are going...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

A dramatic house fire tore through a residential home on Gallic Road at the Tseshaht reserve Wednesday afternoon, destroying the house and its contents. There were no injuries as the family was cooling down...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth youth enjoyed a weekend away in the sunny bay of Nanoose, experiencing traditional culture, craft, and living from June 7-10.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

New visitor recreation amenities are being developed at Nitinaht Lake—a world renowned destination for windsurfers and kite borders—that will integrate employment and skill training opportunities for...

Monday, June 10, 2019

Dozens of red dresses hung over a gathering last week in Port Alberni, as families shared the stories of loved ones they lost to homicide. Silently swaying from the Italian Hall’s ceiling, the 23 vibrant...

Friday, June 7, 2019

There were no injuries in a float plane accident that occurred in Ahousaht’s busy harbour on the afternoon of Monday, June 3, according to the Transportation Safety Board.

Friday, June 7, 2019

He’s survived residential school, drug addiction and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – he’s even survived the 1964 tsunami that washed away the Hesquiaht village at Hot Springs Cove; so it didn’t come as a...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The figures of Nuu-chah-nulth relatives are slowly emerging from the 800-year-old red cedar log at Port Alberni’s waterfront as master carver Tim Paul and his team work tirelessly at the piece of art.

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